Average Food Technologist Salary

Average Food Technologist Salary

$56,846
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$77k

The average salary for a Food Technologist is $56,846

Base Salary
$42k - $77k
Bonus
$487 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$994 - $2k
Total Pay
$38k - $77k
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What Do Food Technologists Do?

Food Technologist Tasks
  • Identify, monitor, and report on quality and composition of foods.
  • Optimize the taste and texture of a product.
  • Plan production procedures by extrapolating from prototypes and calculations.
  • Record data, procedures, and findings.
  • Collect samples and data to document fit to specifications.
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Job Satisfaction for Food Technologist

3.8 out of 5
(57)
Highly Satisfied
18Reviews
Based on 57 responses, the job of Food Technologist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.79 out of 5. On average, Food Technologists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
66.2%
Male
33.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 207 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

71%

Vision

64%

None

17%